Vote against the Governance Changes: protect members’ voting rights!

If the governance review recommendations are passed, members will lose their power to be able to elect all their representatives. The APS will no longer function as a freely elected membership organisation. Only two positions out of 13 will be elected by all APS members. Almost 40% of the board and 50% of the proposed Council … Continue reading Vote against the Governance Changes: protect members’ voting rights!

A personal message to all ‘generalists’

Busy psychologists are, by & large, a warm, highly empathetic, caring, & oft times subjugated group of wonderful people. At this historic moment in time, however, it it vital that individual psychologists stand up to be counted. What would you suggest to your client whose skills & abilities were being grossly under-valued & rapidly diminished? … Continue reading A personal message to all ‘generalists’

IT’S TIME TO BELIEVE IN REAL CHANGE

Many thanks to a prominent supporter of RAPS, Asst. Professor, Dr Clive Jones, from Bond University in the Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine. Dr Jones has written a brief summary of the RAPS policies for us. You can also find his summary HERE Psychologists in Australia, like any profession, need to be represented well. Ultimately, … Continue reading IT’S TIME TO BELIEVE IN REAL CHANGE

Lack of regard for members’ rights

What lengths will the APS go to outsmart RAPS and thousands of non-clinical members? How many emails will the APS national office send out to members for their own political ends? Some members are getting several emails a day telling them to vote FOR the governance changes on June 6th. Isn't this a misuse of members' confidential details? Where … Continue reading Lack of regard for members’ rights

APS leaders: there’s just nowhere to hide

The APS has come out strongly in this month's InPsych magazine. Interestingly there are two large articles on proper board behavior: Mr Cichello’s article, “The APS Board of Directors 101” and “Board behaviour: What should beneficiaries expect? by Professor Kathryn von Treuer FAPS MCHP MCOP FAHRI MAICD, Executive Director, The Cairnmillar Institute and Rosie McMahon MAPS MCOP MAICD, Director, … Continue reading APS leaders: there’s just nowhere to hide